Bronx Times November Election Primer: What to know about your state Assembly races

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State Assembly

Members of the state Assembly earn a yearly salary of $110,000 plus per diem, and are elected to two-year terms.

77th Assembly District:
Incumbent: 
Latoya Joyner (Democrat)
Challenger: Tanya Carmichael (Republican)

As chair of one of the state Legislature’s labor committees, Latoya Joyner has proposed legislation that would bump minimum wage increase to reach $20.45 by 2025 and a bill that would require companies to publicize salaries for open jobs.

Her opponent, Tanya Carmichael is a district leader, city election official works for the city Board of Elections, who ran against Joyner in 2020, but was defeated in a blowout, with Joyner winning 89% of the vote.

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